Thom Bond, Founder NYCNVC

Thom brings 34 years of human potential study and training experience to his work as a writer, speaker and workshop leader. His passion and knowledge of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) combine to create a practical, understandable, humorous, and potentially profound approach for learning and integrating skills that help us experience more compassion and understanding. He is described as concise, inspiring, sincere and optimistic, applying transformational and spiritual perspectives to real-life situations. Many of his students become active facilitators, trainers, and practitioners.
Over the past fifteen years as a disciple of Marshall Rosenberg, Thom has touched hundreds of thousands of clients, participants, readers, and listeners throughout the world. He has been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Vogue Magazine, and Yoga Magazine.
Thom is a founder and the Director of Education for NYCNVC, The New York Center for Nonviolent Communication (a United Nations Civil Society Organization),  author of The Compassion Book, the founder of The Compassion Project, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations (CCCUN). He is the author of "Shifting Toward Compassion" (, and "64 Days for Peace" an open source, online, self-led small-group curriculum. 
He is best known as the creator and leader of The Compassion Course, a comprehensive online training, based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg, Werner Erhard, and Albert Ellis. In eight years, the course has hosted over 19,000 participants. It continues to grow in numbers and global reach, with a current roster of over 6,000 participants from over 110 countries in four languages. 
To contact Thom, please contact Clara Moisello at or (646) 201-9226.